gestational carrier

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gestational carrier

n.
A woman who is pregnant with an implanted embryo that she carries for another person or couple.
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Among their topics are colonial capitalism and Javanese transcolonial labor migration in insular Asia, between sozialismus and socialismo: African workers and public authority in the German Democratic Republic, the moped diaries: remittances in the Czechoslovak-Vietnamese labor migration scheme, whether labor is the hidden factor behind mass incarceration and decarceration in the US, and commercial gestational surrogacy as a new form of labor.
The second, known as host or gestational surrogacy, is where the surrogate would not have a genetic link to the child.
There exists an uneasy coalition between certain feminists and certain conservatives who oppose gestational surrogacy --the closest current analogue to an artificial womb, in which a woman carries a fertilized egg to term.
2017) provide evidence of the heterogeneity in the regulation of morally contentious activities across counties and over time, from 1960 to 2015, for three morally contentious activities: abortion, prostitution and gestational surrogacy, and explore the relationship between a country's economic conditions and how these activities are regulated.
A woman who enters into a gestational surrogacy arrangement is not exercising her own right to make procreative choices.
The article asks how (post-)colonial imaginaries of white hegemony and the desirability of white(r) bodies are negotiated, (re-)produced and challenged through the everyday choices of consumers and providers of gestational surrogacy in Mexico.
How do cases of organ selling, price gouging and commercial gestational surrogacy change our understandings of exploitation?
In its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World and the European Union's policy on the matter, the position of the European Parliament is very explicit: it "condemns the practice of surrogacy, which undermines the human dignity of the woman since her body and its reproductive functions are used as a commodity; considers that the practice of gestational surrogacy which involves reproductive exploitation and use of the human body namely of vulnerable women in developing countries, for financial or other gain, should be prohibited and treated as a matter of urgency in human rights instruments" .
Also relevant to both same-sex and different-sex couples, the UPA follows a similar intent-based approach in the gestational surrogacy (104) context.
Because jurisdictions that do permit legal enforceability often distinguish between traditional surrogacy (where the surrogate is genetically related to the child) and gestational surrogacy (when she is not), Rows 9 and 10 reflect the two types of surrogacy that involve parental transfer.
In gestational surrogacy, there is genetic and postnatal input from the biological mother, but no prenatal input.